Optimising care delivery models to support ageing-in-place

Key themes arising from the comparative research across the countries include:

  • Better housing choices to meet the needs and preferences of older people;
  • The importance of housing and living conditions and their links to
    social and health care delivery and in prompting ageing-in-place;
  • The potential for engaging communities in effective and inclusive
    models of social care delivery to support healthy ageing, with reference
    to the different policy contexts of the three partner countries;
  • Design alternatives for age-friendly housing environments that
    support ageing-in-place, independence and enable effective, inclusive
    and easily accessible health and social care for older people;
  • The efficiency and affordability of financial innovations for the
    long-term living arrangements of older people and propose delivery for
    an ageing population through development of funding options and
    associated proposals; and
  • A common framework for health and social care delivery mechanisms and housing options.

Optimising care delivery models to support ageing-in-place

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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